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University of Sunderland

100% online MBA with Healthcare Management

Fulfil your potential as a leader in healthcare with a life-changing MBA from a global University

Apply By 13 October 2020
To Start 27 October 2020
  • 180 Credits
  • 2 Years Part-Time
  • £8,880 Total Fees
  • Research with ‘world-leading’ impact

Why Sunderland?

  1. 100% online MBA within 24 months
  2. Member of AACSB, CABS, EFMD and PRIME
  3. Ranked 1st for skills development in business and administration*
  4. 5 star teaching rating (QS 2019)
  5. Research with ‘world-leading’ impact**
  6. Top 10 in UK for student support*** - as voted for by students
  7. Ranked 9th in UK for international***
  8. £8,880 total fees, option to pay £740 per module
*PTES Survey 2019
**Elements as judged in most recent REF for Business and Management
***WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019

An online MBA that develops transformational healthcare leaders

The 100% online MBA with Healthcare Management from the University of Sunderland has been created for leaders and aspiring leaders who are in the healthcare sector or are seeking a career move into the healthcare sector. The MBA degree has been specifically designed to develop sector-specific management and leadership skills in the healthcare context.

You will explore leadership in national and global health and social care settings with a critical appreciation of the issues, trends and ethical and diversity perspectives that impact on decision making. The MBA with Healthcare Management will help grow your confidence as a leader, develop your data analysis, problem solving and innovation skills, and equip you to guide strategic direction in the healthcare sector.

OUR PARTNERS, ACCREDITATIONS AND NETWORKS

5 star teaching rating (QS 2019)
95.3% of graduates are in employment within six months of graduating, DLHE 2016/17 (based on UK postgraduate students)
95.3% of graduates are in employment within six months of graduating, DLHE 2016/17 (based on UK postgraduate students)
95.3% of graduates are in employment within six months of graduating, DLHE 2016/17 (based on UK postgraduate students)

The innovative and flexible online MBA uninhibited by time or geography

One of the key benefits of the 100% online MBA with Healthcare Management from the University of Sunderland is that it can be studied and completed remotely from anywhere in the world, without ever visiting campus. You can study this MBA entirely online and can graduate on campus.

The flexible design of the academic content and delivery of the MBA with Healthcare Management ensure that you can fit your studies around your work and family commitments, studying at the times that work for you.

In a carefully designed and interactive online learning environment you will study with and learn from fellow online MBA with Healthcare Management students from across the world, providing you with a wealth of opportunities to expand your global professional network. You will collaborate with fellow professionals in group learning activities and interact with peers and tutors on discussion boards. You will also be allocated a dedicated Student Success Coordinator, to support you with your studies from the moment you enrol to the moment you graduate.

A University recognised for excellence in teaching, research and skills development

Our research-active academics at the University of Sunderland are at the forefront of important research in their fields. This is exemplified by elements of the research at the University of Sunderland Business School which have been recognised as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally important’ in the latest Research Excellence framework. Our teaching received a 5-star rating from QS in 2019, the highest rating that can be achieved by a university. And our unrelenting focus on developing the skills that enable career progression saw us ranked 1st in the UK for skills in business administration in the PTES student survey in 2019.

Business graduates from Sunderland have secured roles in organisations including Facebook, Microsoft, Sage, HSBC, IBM, Enterprise, Nissan, Accenture, Procter & Gamble, Merck & Co, Barclays, Nissan, Marriott Hotels, Viacom 18, PricewaterCoopers and Adidas.

What you will study

On the MBA with Healthcare Management you will explore organisational development and its purpose in health and social care organisations, evaluating leadership and management theories and models that are appropriate for a healthcare environment.

You will study leadership in national and global health and social care contexts and will build a broad based knowledge base and skill set across business and management.

Key knowledge and skills taught on this course:

  • Management in health and social care contexts
  • Organisational development in health and social care
  • Global corporate strategy
  • Operations management
  • Financial management
  • Organisational behaviour and cultural change
  • Big data analytics
  • International trade
  • International marketing

A University with a global footprint and real expertise in online learning

The international credentials of the University of Sunderland are manifested in our campuses in Hong Kong, Sunderland and London, as well as our key international partnerships across the world including in the Caribbean, Greece, Kenya, Malaysia, Lanka, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tashkent and Vietnam. A key element of our identity as a university, something that we are immensely proud of, is that we are a University that proactively encourages diverse learner cohorts so that they can learn from fellow students from diverse cultures and backgrounds and are able to grow their global professional networks.

There are nearly 6,000 international students at University of Sunderland and we have students studying across the globe by distance learning. The University’s students voted us into the top 10 in the UK for international and in the top 20 for UK University of the Year (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019).

Our expertise, our sophisticated use of technology and our vast experience in delivering excellent online learning experiences to global students is key to what sets the University of Sunderland and our online MBA with Healthcare Management apart.

Admission requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and should have or be about to complete:
  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree plus a minimum of 2 years' relevant work experience
or
  • A UK Masters degree (or international equivalent) plus a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
or
  • A third-class Honours degree or an ​Ordinary degree (without Honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of 3 years’ appropriate work experience
or
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of 3 years’ relevant organisational experience

    The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, project management etc

Fees

Total course fees
£8,880
Per 15-credit module fee
£740

If you are based in the UK or the EU, you may be eligible for a government-backed postgraduate loan to cover the full costs of the course.

In addition, if you have successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Sunderland, you are eligible for a 10% tuition fees reduction.

You pay tuition fees for each module taken, either module-by-module or in full at the start of your course.

If you pay module-by-module, you will pay in instalments of £740 .

Modules